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Teaching Assistant (permanent)


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Darrington Church of England Primary School

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27.5 hours per week

Mon – Friday 8:45am to 3.15pm (Term Time Only)

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Ofsted said in November 2019, that we are a 'good school.’ 

“Darrington is a welcoming school where Christian values are at the heart. Pupils are kind and caring towards each other. The school has a particularly supportive and nurturing ethos.” 

 SIAMS, January 2016, also said that “Pupils’ spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is outstanding. Behaviour is exemplary. Pupils are polite and helpful and relationships throughout the school are excellent.”

The Governors and Headteacher of this happy, caring school are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to start in post Monday 6th September to work in our Y1/2 mixed  class in KS1. Applications are invited from an enthusiastic and committed person who must have the following qualities:

The successful candidate will:

  • *Have experience throughout KS1
  • *Have experience of supporting the delivery of phonics, reading and experience of Read, Write, Inc is desirable
  • *Have high expectations, with the commitment and drive to raise standards
  • *Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • *Have a willingness to lead and support pupils in a group 
  • * A caring and reflective practitioner
  • * A team player who is supportive of the school’s Christian ethos
  • * Highly motivated and resilient
  • *Good subject knowledge in Maths and English (GCSE equivalent A-C)
  • We can offer:
  • * Happy, enthusiastic, well behaved learners
  • * Friendly, committed and supportive staff team
  • * A supportive and positive, forward thinking Leadership team
  • * A commitment to CPD and professional development
  • * Caring and supportive parents
  • *A supportive governing body who take an active part in the life of the school

Closing date:    Friday 9th July Midday & Shortlisting

Interview date: Monday  19th July

Applicants are welcome to visit the school on Monday 28th June at 2:30pm or Friday 2nd July at 9:30am for an informal tour of school. Please call the school office to arrange a visit on 01977 232320

The successful applicant will be required to complete a Disclosure Application Form and to provide criminal conviction information.

For further information please visit: Alternatively, you can contact the Recruitment Line on 0845 8506506 (typetalk calls welcome)  or email

Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs S Scargill, Darrington CE Primary School, Denby Crest, Darrington. WF8 3SB.  Emailed applications can be sent to: